Mixing libc6 and libc5-based libs
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Mixing libc6 and libc5-based libs
- From: Enrique Zanardi <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 9 Sep 1997 13:51:46 +0100 (WEST)
- Message-id: <Pine.LNX.3.96.970909134409.1615A-100000@remoto>
- In-reply-to: <19970805150150.41065@elo>
On Tue, 5 Aug 1997, David Engel wrote:
> Many people are releasing packages built with libc6 and the X
> libraries from the xlib6 package. I've warned people repeatedly that
> this is a bad idea. Programs built this way may appear to work now
> but there could be subtle bugs waiting to popup. There is also no
> guarantee that these programs will work with future versions of libc6.
> I double checked my fears this morning with Ulrich Drepper, the
> upstream maintainer for libc6. He agrees that mixing libc6 and
> libc5-based X is a very bad idea.
I guess the same is true for mixing libc6 and any other libc5-based library,
There are a few packages built with libc6 and libc5-based zlib1,
libc5-based libelf0, and others...
May I file bug reports for all that packages?
Enrique Zanardi firstname.lastname@example.org
Dpto. Fisica Fundamental y Experimental
Univ. de La Laguna
TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
Trouble? e-mail to email@example.com .